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The Geelong Awards for People with Disability celebrate people
with disability in Greater Geelong who are doing outstanding work in advocacy,
leadership and empowering others and in their contributions
to volunteering, at work or in the community.
These awards also help to promote ‘An inclusive, diverse, healthy and socially connected
community’, which is a community-led aspiration outlined in the City’s Access
and Inclusion Plan 2018 – 22.
Nominations for the Geelong Awards for People with Disability 2021
are now open until 5:00pm Friday 8 October.
Late nominations will not be considered.
We also have alternative nomination forms available for you to download.
For further information and assistance with completing a nomination form please contact the City of Greater Geelong on 0439 914 222 or [email protected]
Who can be nominated?
To be eligible to receive an award, nominees are required to be a
City of Greater Geelong resident with disability.
Nominations are invited from anyone wanting to recognise a person
with disability for their efforts and achievements in the four (4) award
You can nominate yourself for an award or another person who you
know is eligible.
Participants of partnering organisations are also eligible for
Previous winners are not eligible for nomination.
Please ensure the individual has agreed to be nominated before
submitting the nomination.
Nominations can be made in the following four categories:
- Employment Award - Recognises someone who has achieved success or made a substantial contribution to empowering and developing others in the workplace or the community.
- Achievement Award - Recognises someone who has achieved a significant milestone or success in any area.
- Leadership and Advocacy Award- Recognises someone who has led or advocated for others to achieve a considerable outcome or advancement.
- Volunteering Award- Recognises someone who has achieved success or made a substantial contribution to empowering and developing other in the workplace or community.
Nominations will be reviewed by a judging panel of five, including
representatives from the City’s Access and Inclusion Advisory Committee and
Representatives on the judging panel will be confirmed in the
Our judges will select the winner of each category to be announced
on the City’s social media accounts and website.